Where the Legal Jobs Are in 2015

By Robert Half on December 17, 2014 at 3:46pm


Lawyers were asked, “Which practice area will offer the greatest number of job opportunities in the first half of 2015?”

36% Litigation
14% General business/commercial law
9% Real estate
6% Regulatory or compliance
6% Family law

Lawyers were asked, “Which areas of litigation will offer the greatest job opportunities in the first half of 2015?”*

45% Insurance defense
23% Commercial litigation
17% Employment
8% Medical malpractice
7% Personal injury

*Multiple responses were permitted.

Only the top responses are shown.

Source: Robert Half Legal survey of 200 lawyers with the largest law firms and legal departments in the United States.

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